The Tall Ships have arrived and are available for Tours, Battle Sails and Cruises.
UPDATED! Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain are on a first-ever five-day visit to Bodega Bay to help commemorate the 200th anniversary of the founding of Fort Ross, the southernmost settlement in the Russian colonization in North America. The ships are staying at Spud Point Marina, 1818 Westshore Road, Bodega Bay, from April 3 to April 9. Both vessels will offer walk-on tours, public sailings, and educational programs for area K-12 students. Here is the public sailing schedule:
4/4-6: 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Walk-on tours. $3 donation per person. No reservation required.
4/4,6: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Hawaiian Chieftain Evening Sail. $29.
4/7-8: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Walk-on tours. $3 donation per person. No reservation required.
4/7-8: 2 p .m. to 5 p.m. Lady Washington & Hawaiian Chieftain Battle Sail. $40-$60.
4/8: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Hawaiian Chieftain Adventure Sail. $35.
On April 7 and 8 near the berths of Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain, a number of historic boats of the type used in early European explorations of Bodega Bay will be on display. Interpreters in period clothing will accompany the boats. Area residents are marking the founding of Fort Ross in 1812 with events and educational programs throughout the year.
Space is still available in Bodega Bay for dockside and sailing education programs for K-12 students and home-school groups. Title I schools are eligible for large discounts on the programs’ cost. For information, contact Roxie Underwood, 800-200-5239, firstname.lastname@example.org.